At Mindful Gardens, wreaths from nature at it's best
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Bath Farmers Market
Saturday September 1 2018
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Lettuce and radicchio star at Tarbox Farm
Fruits &   Vegetables

Moving fast: Fall raspberries are in at Popps Farm good thru October. Some blueberries still. Most blackberries are done. Ground Cherries are getting more plentiful - so sweet. Fresh juicy watermelons are here. At least a couple of kind of apples now, and maybe some more plums.

Look For: Radishes, baby beet greens, carrots. Cauliflower is here and broccolini is radically good. Hot peppers for drying and salsa in wide variety. Lots of cabbage, string beans, onions, corn, tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, new potatoes, summer squash, mushrooms as they come up.

Goranson Farm, Hawkes Farm, MicroMainea, Mindful Gardens, Oyster Creek Mushroom Co., New Roots Farm, Pleasant Pond Orchard, Sparrow Farm, Tarbox Farm

Arugula, beet greens , beets,blueberries, braising greens, broccoli, broccolini, cabbage, carrots, corn, collards corn, cranberries, cucumbers, garlic, herbs, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, melons, mesclun, microgreens, mushrooms, onions, pac choi, parsnips, peas, potatoes, radishes, raspberries, rhubarb, salad turnips, scallions, seedlings, shoots & tendrils, spinach, string beans, sweet potatoes, swiss chard, tomatoes, tsatsoi
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Fresh & pillowy, glazed donuts say "enjoy me totally", at Chase Farm Bakery

Baked Goods

Beryls Pastries, Borealis Breads,Chase Farm Bakery, Hootenanny

breads: bagels, baguettes, bialys, sourdough, wholegrain, anadama, ciabatta, focaccia, cinnamon raisin, olive, buckwheat, seeded and blended, breadsticks, croissants, morning pastries, dinner rolls, English muffins, cakes, hand pies, cookies, scones, tarts, doughnuts, quiches, brownies, muffins, coffee cakes , pizza dough, pretzels
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Save on chicken parts and ground turkey at Pine Tree Poultry
Meat & Poultry

 Kelley Brothers Beef, Mainely Poultry, Meadowcroft, Old Narrow Gauge Farm, Pine Tree Poultry, Springdale Farm, Tarbox Farm

beef, chicken,
duck, goat, lamb, mutton, pork, turkey, 
whole, cut , ground

marrow bones, suet
bacon, hams, pork belly,
hocks (fresh & smoked), sausage 
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Goranson Farm, Mainely Poultry, Sparrow Farm

Seafood

Maine Saltwater Creations, Pemaquid Lobster & Seafood

f resh flat fish, mussels, scallops,oysters, fish sticks, crab and salmon cakes, picked crab and lobster meat (check with vendor ) .
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Fresh picked wild Maine lobster at Pemaquid-succulent. I froze this for 2 months in an emergency and it stayed wonderfully moist and firm

Appleton Creamery, Chase Farm , Fuzzy Udder Creamery, Hahns End, Springdale Farm

cows milk cheeses, goats milk cheeses,
hard & soft, marinated and spiced,
fresh and aged
feta, mozzarella, ricotta, cream cheese,
butter, cow s milk(raw), yogurt
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Brighten your morning toast with out of the yard yesterday flavor-Black & Blue (berry) jam and Elderberry jelly from Old Narrow Gauge Farm

P reserved and Premade

Borealis Breads  -  granola
Goranson Farm -  dried beans, maple
syrup
Gracies Garden - lactofermented
vegetables, kvass, pickles
Jyang_Lee Kitchens -spring rolls, sauces, sesame noodles, dumplings and more
Maine Saltwater Creations - fresh frozen  soups and chowders, fish cakes and sticks, casseroles and meatballs 
Old Narrow Gauge Farm-  preserved
vegetables, pickles relishes, wildflower
& fruit syrups and pastes, fruit jams jellies, seasonal items
Pemaquid Lobster & Seafood-  fish and shellfish loaves, shellfish cakes, chowders, bisques, dips, stock, casseroles & pies, smoked salmon
Pine Tree Poultry-chicken (whole or parts) empanadas, pies, soup, sliced or whole turkey breast, fresh turkey salad
Pleasant Pond Orchard -honey,
maple syrup, granola, hand cream 
Sparrow Farm - cranberry sauce,
relish, ketchup, fruit jam
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A summer special-one of a kind handcrafted jewelry by Claudia at Big Barn Coffee
Handcrafted , Homegrown

Big Barn Coffee -locally roasted organic coffee
Hawkes Farm - house and garden plants and seedlings, cut flowers
Goranson Farm -cut flowers
Hawthorn & Thistle -Hand dyed wool and wool products from Jacob Sheep, pet powder
Mana Medicinals -Herbal tinctures & teas, aromatics and moisturizers, healing clay.
Meadowcroft Seacolors -   Handraised wool, sea dyed and available in skeins or individually designed clothing & blankets 
Mindful Gardens - handwoven baskets, plants and seedlings, cut flowers
Shepherds & Such -  beeswax candles, felted goods, buttons, wax flowers, jewelry, smudge and more
Sisters Soap - goats milk soap at Appleton Creamery
Tarbox Farm - cut flowers
In the Area 

Sharing Table , Wednesdays, Merrymeeting Gleaners are piloting a Sharing Table in Library Park on Washington Street from 3-6 , weekly thru October. Lovely fresh produce for free, regardless of income. Donations are accepted .
Good morning

September now-and Labor Day weekend. Celebrate friends and fellow workers with a simply delicious seasonal feast. The unseasonably warm weather has favored many of our crops-tomatoes, eggplants, corn, all the summer lovelies. Pick up cheeses and crispy breads, sweet treats galore and meat/fish of your choosing-for the grill.

Or take a holiday from kitchen labor with one of our fresh , homemade entrees, soups, pickles, salads. Any way you go just kick back and enjoy a relaxing weekend and holiday with friends or family, or if preferred, sweet solitude!

Get your tickets now for the Maine Cheese Festival at Wolfes Neck Farm in Freeport on Sunday 9/9. Go to mainecheeseguild.org for info and if you'd like to volunteer, email them at mainecheeseguild@gmail.com
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Try grilling these gorgeous leeks from Goranson Farm.
From our vendors-specials, s ales, seasonal

Pleasant Pond Orchard brought in Jersey Macs last week-an interesting blend of 6 apple strains, tho none, according to Larry, were Macintosh. They're sweet and tangy and good for many uses.
Treat yourself to the breakfast pastry of the week at Hootenanny: l ast week's nutella rolls were awesome.
Varietal small tomatoespaired with their lush basil and aromatic mint-transport to the Mediterranean...
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Great buys on Old Shiretown, Ragged Isle, and Peppered at Hahns End

Tracey at Pemaquid has some fresh picked lobster meat-call ahead 350 7054 for special or large amounts. of anything! did you know they use that creamy cream cheese form Springdale in their salmon & lobster pates?

Tomatillos and shitsitso peppers look ready for salsa at Goranson. Their watermelons are just right and ripe , ready for dessert or summer drinks.
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Perfect cauliflower at New Roots
Little red onions from Hawkes Farm glow with new flavor-use in salads or grill them whole as a side. And it's not too late to grab a few pots to brighten up your flower beds for fall-some very pretty sedums here..

Angela at Jyang_Lee suggests veggie shish kebobs made with little summer squash pieces, baby onions, drizzled with olive oil and dried Italian herbs-grill and baste with a sauce of 1/2 soy, and 1/2 her Mustard sauce. So good.

Big sale on St Louis ribs at Old Narrow Gauge Farm : these meaty wonders will be 50% off . Try her elderberry syrup in your cool holiday drinks.
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Happy dessert with these classic wild blueberry and sour cherry tarts from Beryls
Hahns End has a whole pile of cheese ready to go-check the sale basket. Last week offered good deals on Old Shiretown, Ragged Isle, Peppered varieties. And of course, Blue Velvet for your salad.

Pine Tree Poultry is having a big sale too: of note chicken wings at 2.49/lb., and chicken drumsticks at 2.99/lb.

Stop at Gracies Garden for easy side dishes to save your labor on the holiday: one of the several krauts, carrot preps, or kimchees would do a fine job.
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Enhance your life & home with smudge foraged by Kim from her farm, at Shepherds & Such

Beryls little ginger or cream cheese lemon pound cakes are great for easy individual desserts or two-fers for the light eaters. Or try a wild blueberry pie...

Light but flavor rich, grilled mushrooms stand up to most meats . Or use them for an entree. Try the Smooth King Oyster, the densely delicious Lions Mane, or dark and delightful portobellos at Oyster Creek.

Keep some extra Granite Kiss and Dulsea on hand-these Appleton Creamery Specials offer many happy moments...And don't forget to seize some chevre with basil, it is much in demand.
Music

Married with Chitlins will be here to celebrate us all - it's tap your toes time!
Not here

Stock up at Jyang_Lee; Angela will be away on the 8th and 15th, returning the 22nd.
Farming is serious business at Hawkes
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